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Monday, January 25, 2010

Ecstasy Unveiled Blog Tour (1/25 - 2/7)

Ecstasy Unveiled by Larissa Ione

About the book: Lore is a Seminus half-breed demon who has been forced to act as his dark master's assassin. Now to earn his freedom and save his sister's life, he must complete one last kill. Powerful and ruthless, he'll stop at nothing to carry out this deadly mission.

Idess is an earthbound angel with a wild side, sworn to protect the human Lore is targeting. She's determined to thwart her wickedly handsome adversary by any means necessary-even if that means risking her vow of eternal chastity. But what begins as a simple seduction soon turns into a passion that leaves both angel and demon craving complete surrender.

Torn between duty and desire, Lore and Idess must join forces as they battle their attraction for each other. Because an enemy from the past is rising again-one hellbent on vengeance and unthinkable destruction.

Author Bio (from Hachette):

I began writing the way so many writers do—the moment I learned to wield a pencil. But even as a child, I didn't write "kid" stories. I preferred something more dramatic. Something that didn't include Dick, Jane, and a dog named Spot. I wanted my characters to be named Dracula and my dogs to have names like White Fang or Cujo. I'll always have my parents to thank for that. They never censored my reading material (though I suspect that if they had truly known what was between the covers of some of the books, they'd have been a little more careful,) so when other girls my age were reading Laura Ingalls Wilder and Judy Blume, I was immersing myself in Stephen King and Dean Koontz.

Later, after I'd joined the Air Force and was in dire need of something to read between shifts at the weather station, I continued to read horror, but I'd branched out into fantasy, and then, finally, romance (though I admit I went kicking and screaming to the latter.)

Turned out that I loved romance! So I started writing it, but again, my style and voice leaned toward the dark, paranormal side. Fortunately for me, paranormal romance, as a sub-genre, was booming. I let my imagination fly, and soon I'd sold a series of dark, sexy paranormal romances to Grand Central Publishing.

I still read a lot of horror, science fiction, and fantasy, and in fact, one of my all time favorite books about writing is On Writing, by my favorite childhood horror author, Stephen King. If you're an author or a reader, I highly recommend this book for an insight into an author's mind—which can sometimes be a very scary place.

Go ahead; Seduce your dark side.

Author Website: LarissaIone.com

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Here are some other participating blogs:

http://seductivemusings.blogspot.com/ Feature, Giveaway, Q&A 1/25/2010
http://reesspace.blogspot.com Feature, Review, Giveaway 1/25/2010
http://passive-agressiva.blogspot.com/ Review, Giveaway 1/25/2010
http://www.auntpamscloset.com Feature, Review, Giveaway, Q&A 1/25/2010
http://digiscrapping.net/blog Review, Giveaway 1/25/2010
http://zestynachos.blogspot.com Review, Giveaway 1/25/2010
www.vhubler.blogspot.com Feature, Review, Giveaway 1/25/2010
http://startingfresh-gaby317.blogspot.com/ Review, Giveaway 1/25/2010
http://stacievaughansblog.blogspot.com/ Review, Giveaway 1/25/2010
http://tbfreviews.net Feature, Giveaway 1/26/2010
http://sexywomenread.blogspot.com Giveaway 1/26/2010
http://razloversbookblog.blogspot.com/ Review, Giveaway 1/26/2010
booksoulmates.com Review, Giveaway 1/27/2010
http://patricias-vampire-notes.blogspot.com/ Feature, Giveaway 1/27/2010
http://thriftyjinxy.blogspot.com/ Feature, Review, Giveaway 1/28/2010
http://smexybooks.blogspot.com Review, Giveaway 1/28/2010
www.thebookgirl.net Review, Giveaway 1/29/2010
http://myfoolishwisdom.blogspot.com Feature, Review, Giveaway, Q&A 1/29/2010
http://www.froggaritasbookcase.net Review, Giveaway 1/29/2010
http://chaoticbookobbsession.blogspot.com Review, Giveaway, Q&A 1/30/2010
http://redheadedbookchild.blogspot.com Review 1/31/2010
http://brokenteepee.blogspot.com Review, Giveaway 2/1/2010
http://confessionsofanover-workedmom.blogspot.com/ Review, Giveaway 2/1/2010
http://annavivian.blogspot.com/ Giveaway 2/2/2010
http://justanothernewblog.blogspot.com Giveaway 2/2/2010
http://www.readingwithmonie.com Review, Giveaway 2/3/2010
http://www.findthetimetoread.blogspot.com Review, Giveaway 2/3/2010
www.bibliophilicbookblog.com Feature, Review, Giveaway, Q&A 2/4/2010
http://www.eclecticbooklover.com Review, Giveaway 2/4/2010
http://abookbloggersdiary.blogspot.com Giveaway 2/4/2010
www.bookwormygirl.blogspot.com Review, Giveaway 2/5/2010
http://www.mybookaddictionandmore.wordpress.com Feature, Review, Giveaway, Q&A 2/5/2010
http://www.kballard87.blogspot.com Review, Giveaway 2/5/2010
http:thisbookforfree.com Review, Giveaway, Q&A 2/5/2010
booksandmakeup.blogspot.com Feature, Review, Giveaway 2/5/2010
http://myoverstuffedbookshelf.blogspot.com/ Feature, Review, Giveaway 2/6/2010
http://thecajunbooklady.blogspot.com/ Feature, Review, Giveaway 2/7/2010
http://www.renees-reads.blogspot.com/ Review, Giveaway 2/7/2010
http://www.masoncanyon.blogspot.com Feature, Giveaway 2/7/2010
www.mgpblog.com Review, Giveaway 2/7/2010
http://reviewfromhere.com Review 2/7/2010
http://mamaof3munchkins.blogspot.com/ Feature, Review 2/7/2010
Global Arts Feature, Review, Giveaway, Q&A 2/7/2010
http://www.bridget3420.blogspot.com Review, Giveaway 2/7/2010
http://stacievaughansblog.blogspot.com Review, Giveaway 2/7/2010
http://www.mindingspot.blogspot.com Review, Giveaway 2/7/2010
www.stephthebookworm.blogspot.com Review 2/7/2010

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